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Friday October 23rd, 2020 night edition

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Transcripts released Thursday show convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend was combative and defensive under tough questioning four years ago about her now-deceased ex-boyfriend’s interactions with underage girls.

In the transcripts, Ghislaine Maxwell repeatedly denied hiring anyone under the age of 18 for the financier.

Manhattan U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska had ordered the transcripts of seven hours of depositions of Maxwell released by 9 a.m. Thursday.

Read more: Judge orders release of Ghislaine Maxwell transcripts in Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse case.

Maxwell, 58, has been held without bail since her July arrest on charges that she procured three underage girls for Epstein to sexually abuse between 1994 and 1997.

She said Maxwell recruited her at age 17 to be sexually abused by Epstein and Maxwell from 1999 to 2002.

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US marine says Australian special forces soldiers made 'deliberate decision to break the rules of war'

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Key points: A US marine says Australians were known to leave "fire and bodies" in their wake in Afghanistan.

It was part of a wider joint Australian special forces-US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) campaign targeting illicit drug operations that were financing the Taliban insurgency.

"We had done the drug raid, the Aussies actually did a pretty impressive job, wrangling all the prisoners up," Josh said. »

2020 polls: Half of all Americans want Trump criminally investigated after presidency, Independent poll finds

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I had to beat off Congress, everything else,” Mr Trump told conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh earlier this month.

Forty-nine percent of respondents said they believe Mr Trump should be criminally investigated once he leaves office for crimes he might have committed while in office, according to a JL Partners-Independent poll.

Forty-six per cent of respondents told JL Partners and The Independent they harbor worries about the money the president allegedly owes. »